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Portland wants to get driverless cars on its roads this year

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A new initiative from the city of Portland, Oregon hopes to attract the fast-growing self-driving car industry to the city's streets. According to Bloomberg, Mayor Ted Wheeler and the city's Bureau of Transportation are working to finalize a new set... Go To Full Article

Android's new filters will help you purge unused apps

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Use a smartphone for long enough and you'll likely accrue a bunch of apps you don't really use -- think dead social networks or games you only ever tried once. How do you do that spring cleaning without sifting page… Go To Full Article

Samsung's Galaxy Book Windows 2-in-1 goes on sale April 21st

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At Mobile World Congress, Samsung debuted its Galaxy Book, a power tablet running Windows 10 with a snap-on keyboard that looked to improve on Huawei's Matebook. Despite promising specs and integration of the device giant's new S Pen peripheral, it… Go To Full Article

WSJ: Google will build an ad-blocker into Chrome

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Tonight the Wall Street Journal reports that, according to anonymous sources, Google will introduce an ad-blocking feature for Chrome on mobile and desktop platforms. Ad blockers for browsers are hardly a new thing, and Google itself already pays int...… Go To Full Article

Intel to announce Basin Falls and Coffee Lake ahead of schedule

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Intel is expected to announce Basin Falls, its upcoming High-End Desktop (HEDT) platform based on the X299 chipset, and its 14nm Coffee Lake mainstream desktop platform based on the Z300-series chipset, two months earlier than originally scheduled, according to industry… Go To Full Article

Tesla's Autopilot lawsuit ends with a ho-hum settlement

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Tesla's lawsuit over the alleged theft of Autopilot trade secrets is coming to a quick end. The electric car maker has settled its lawsuit against Sterling Anderson, who was accused of violating his contract by making off with Tesla technology… Go To Full Article

NZXT S340 Elite Hyper Beast case goes in for the kill

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NZXT's limited-edition H440 Hyper Beast was apparently such a hit last year thatthe company has decided to do it all over again—using the S340 Elite case this time around. The S340 Elite Hyper Beast's biggest and hardest-to-miss feature is the… Go To Full Article

Nearby 'super-Earth' may be our best shot yet at finding alien life

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Scientists are finding potentially life-bearing planets at a surprisingly high rate, but the latest may be more tantalizing than most. A research team has discovered LHS 1140b, a temperate rocky exoplanet orbiting the habitable zone of a tiny star 4... Go To Full Article

The Renault R.S. 2027 Vision could be the F1 car of the future

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Renault sees more power, less weight, and an increased focus on safety.At this week's Auto Shanghai, French automaker and Formula 1 factory team Renault revealed their idea of Formula 1's future, the R.S. 2027 Vision. It takes the three main… Go To Full Article

Coal company plans Kentucky's biggest solar farm for old mine site

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Amid the decline of coal power, one fossil fuel company is refurbishing one of its old strip mining sites as a solar farm. Berkeley Energy Group is setting up two sites in eastern Kentucky as test locations to see if… Go To Full Article

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